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Backstory: This Week's G-20 Meeting

Thursday, November 03, 2011

The Group of 20 is meeting in Cannes, France, today for the beginning of its two-day summit. The atmosphere surrounding the meeting of the leaders of the world’s largest economies is very tense. Gillian Tett of the Financial Times, and New York Times business and finance correspondent Liz Alderman join us for today’s Backstory and discusses what we can expect out to come out of the summit and whether the G-20 summit can help address the Eurozone debt crisis.

Guests:

Liz Alderman and Gillian Tett

Comments [1]

Anon from Brooklyn, New York

Since the global financial system is partially responsible for untenable income inequality in many countries, is it fair for people in Greece to have to accept cuts to a social safety net in order to keep the global financial system stable?

Nov. 03 2011 01:32 PM

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